Ever since the Covid vaccination drive started, the Serum Institute of India has been a hot topic for news channels across the nation. At the top of the organisation, sits Billionaire Adar Poonawalla, who in addition to being a brilliant businessman is also an avid car enthusiast. He along with his cousin brother Yohan Poonawala, own some of the most exotic vehicles ever to enter the Indian borders. So here’s a sneak peek into 5 vehicles that are proudly owned by SII’s top-man Adar Poonawala.
Ferrari 360 Spider
Not one, not two, not even three. The Poonawalla garage in Pune accommodates multiple Ferraris that are owned by brothers Adar and Yohan Poonawalla. The collection comprises a Ferrari 360 Spider which was one of the most popular models from Italian manufacturer around the world. Powered by a 3.6-litre V8, the Spyder can sprint from 0-100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds and is said to be proudly owned by Adar Poonawala.
Rolls Royce Phantom
Adar’s wife, philanthropist Natasha Poonawalla is often clicked being chauffeured around the city in a Rolls-Royce Phantom. The RR is a Series 1 Phantom that is powered by a 6.8 litre, naturally aspirated V8 petrol engine that delivers a massive 453 PS of power with 720 Nm of torque. Apart from this, the Poonawalla family also owns a few other Rolls Royce cars including vintage beauties.
Dubbed as being the “most complete supercar ever produced”, the McLaren 720s is a classy gem of Adar Poonawalla’s personal car collection. Not only is the vehicle the first permanent McLaren 720 in India, but it is also the only McLaren in India that’s built with a right-hand drive. Costing a whopping 4.5 Crores, the vehicle is truly a gem as per Poonawalla.
Bentley Continental GT
The Serum Institute CEO’s favourite ride when in the City is the Bentley Continental GT, which is wrapped in a chrome dipped front grille. The blue colour beauty is often used by both brothers for board meetings and official visits. Poonawalla’s GT is said to be powered by a 6.0-litre W12 that puts out a massive 626 PS of power with 820 NM of torque.
The Bat Mobile
Saving the best for the last, the most talked-about vehicles from Adar Poonawalla’s collection is the swanky Bat Mobile. As per reports, the Bat Mobile is custom-built made over the Mercedes Benz S350 by Mumbai-based Executive Mod Car Trendz (EMT). The car is said to be a gift for his little son, who isn’t even qualified to drive yet! (Just Billionaire Things)
Now that you’ve had a sneak peek, go back to planning when you’ll get the vaccine shot. And if you think Adar’s collection was lit, stay pinned for the collection of his brother Yohan Poonawalla.
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